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gravitate to(ward) someone or something

Fig. to move slowly toward someone or something, as if being pulled by gravity. People tend to gravitate toward the kitchen at parties. Unless you correct their manners, the children will gravitate toward rude behavior.
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Gravitate and MTI will share in revenues derived as a result of applications using the Gravitate Platform.
To be marketed as a core element of the Gravitate Platform, the total solution will be sold to original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and infrastructure providers, carriers and network operators, and application service providers (ASP) or content providers.
The venerable synth-pop pioneers--who last month released one of the best albums in their 15-year career--seem to embody an alienated worldview to which teen and postteen homos gravitate.
Friends did not gravitate to one another based just on similar personalities, Funder found.
Our subscribers always gravitate toward leadership books, so it was no surprise when they chose 'The 360 Degree Leader' as their overwhelming favorite.
Thousands of high schoolers will gravitate to Six Flags California's Magic Mountain on Sunday to watch and learn as physics concepts come alive in the form of roller coasters.
We have found that a significant number of our New York City clients tend to gravitate toward the Hamptons and Palm Beach for their second homes, and in some cases, their third homes," said Pamela Liebman, president and chief executive officer of The Corcoran Group.
Ethical eating habits aside, most customers gravitate to the store for its freshness and broad selection.
Sales channels will, by their nature, gravitate to the supplier with the program that is the greatest common contributor," says Tim Wiersma, managing director of Freeman Group, Inc.
In hard economic times clients gravitate to a lower overhead structure.
While the median national home price now hovers around $224,000, prices in hot markets often soar well above, driving borrowers to gravitate toward non-traditional mortgage programs like interest-only and the 40-year fixed in order to create a manageable monthly payment.
1 -- color) Many travelers gravitate to bed-and-breakfast inns for a sense of charm, and there is plenty to be had in Santa Barbara's Bath Street Inn, housed in an 1890's Dutch Colonial Revival house.
They gravitate toward dark, damp, warm environments and can grow on a number of things, including attic walls, house- plants and garbage pails.
About the only light source was the three-quarter moon overhead, and many of the campers seemed to gravitate back to the cove after finishing their twilight dinners.
The two recent Fifth Avenue transactions are most significant in that commercial office rents in Midtown Manhattan are skyrocketing, prompting office tenants to gravitate toward peripheral locations they might have once considered "out of bounds.